The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 47 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 42 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.14% 10.61% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 13.91% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 54
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £44,550 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 453 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.33% 76.26% 82.87%
Number of salaries quoted 804 408 565
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,570
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,573 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -27 38 £37,500 -
Kettering -1 3 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (57.28%) J2EE
3 58 (56.31%) Java
4 47 (45.63%) Degree
5 46 (44.66%) Computer Science
6 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
7 40 (38.83%) Linux
8 38 (36.89%) XML
9 36 (34.95%) C#
10 34 (33.01%) Struts
10 34 (33.01%) Sun
10 34 (33.01%) Sun Certification
10 34 (33.01%) Spring
11 32 (31.07%) TDD
11 32 (31.07%) C++
12 29 (28.16%) SQL
13 28 (27.18%) Unit Testing
14 27 (26.21%) Web Development
15 25 (24.27%) JSP
15 25 (24.27%) EJB
15 25 (24.27%) OOD
15 25 (24.27%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (22.33%) JUnit
16 23 (22.33%) Web Services
17 19 (18.45%) jQuery
18 18 (17.48%) Scrum
19 17 (16.50%) Pair Programming
19 17 (16.50%) Ajax
19 17 (16.50%) .NET
20 16 (15.53%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) Apache
1 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.94%) Lync
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) Intranet
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) Extranet
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (8.74%) Data Mining
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.85%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) JUnit
2 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.91%) Selenium
3 3 (2.91%) FitNesse
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (61.17%) Developer
2 37 (35.92%) Java Developer
3 34 (33.01%) J2EE Developer
3 34 (33.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 28 (27.18%) Software Engineer
5 21 (20.39%) Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Developer Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Software Support Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Junior
9 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Graduate
11 5 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (3.88%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) Junior Web Developer
13 3 (2.91%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (57.28%) J2EE
2 38 (36.89%) XML
3 34 (33.01%) Struts
3 34 (33.01%) Spring
4 25 (24.27%) EJB
4 25 (24.27%) JSP
5 23 (22.33%) Web Services
6 19 (18.45%) jQuery
7 17 (16.50%) Ajax
7 17 (16.50%) .NET
8 16 (15.53%) HTML
8 16 (15.53%) Servlets
9 15 (14.56%) CSS
10 12 (11.65%) Java EE
11 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
11 11 (10.68%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.83%) HTML5
13 5 (4.85%) CSS3
13 5 (4.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (44.66%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.27%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (13.59%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.94%) iPhone
5 2 (1.94%) Open Source
5 2 (1.94%) W3C
6 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.83%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Windows
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.80%) Android
5 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.07%) TDD
3 28 (27.18%) Unit Testing
4 27 (26.21%) Web Development
5 25 (24.27%) OOD
6 18 (17.48%) Scrum
7 17 (16.50%) Pair Programming
8 16 (15.53%) OOP
9 9 (8.74%) User Stories
10 8 (7.77%) Project Management
10 8 (7.77%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (6.80%) OO
11 7 (6.80%) Kanban
12 6 (5.83%) Android Development
12 6 (5.83%) iOS Development
12 6 (5.83%) SOA
12 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.91%) Logistics
13 3 (2.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.31%) Java
2 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
3 36 (34.95%) C#
4 32 (31.07%) C++
5 29 (28.16%) SQL
6 16 (15.53%) C
7 11 (10.68%) VB
8 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
10 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.97%) Perl
11 1 (0.97%) Python
11 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (45.63%) Degree
2 34 (33.01%) Sun Certification
3 11 (10.68%) OCPJP
3 11 (10.68%) OCMJD
4 7 (6.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) PhD
6 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Sun
2 16 (15.53%) hybris
3 13 (12.62%) Oracle
4 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.88%) Apple
6 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
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